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Celebrating Remarkable Success at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Competition

De Grendel Wines, a distinguished name in the South African winemaking industry, is elated to announce its exceptional triumph at the prestigious Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Competition. The competition, known for recognising excellence in the global wine and spirit industry, has bestowed De Grendel Wines with three esteemed medals, including two Double Gold and one Gold medal.

De Grendel Wines has consistently demonstrated its commitment to crafting exceptional wines that reflect the unique terroir of the Western Cape. The recent accolades are a testament to the winery's dedication to producing world-class wines. The three award-winning wines are as follows:

De Grendel Op Die Berg Chardonnay 2022 - Double Gold

De Grendel's Op Die Berg Chardonnay 2022 has received the coveted Double Gold medal, a recognition of its outstanding quality. This wine, with its expressive flavours and balanced acidity, showcases the Ceres Plateau’s potential for crafting exceptional Chardonnays.

De Grendel Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2022 - Double Gold

Another Double Gold winner, De Grendel's Koetshuis Sauvignon Blanc 2022, is a testament to the winery's mastery in creating Sauvignon Blanc wines. With its crisp and vibrant profile, this wine captures the essence of South Africa's terroir.

Amandelboord Pinotage 2022 - Gold

De Grendel's Amandelboord Pinotage 2022 secured a well-deserved Gold medal. This wine exemplifies the winery's dedication to crafting Pinotage wines that are rich, bold, and distinctive.

"The entire De Grendel team is thrilled and honoured to receive such prestigious recognition from the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Competition," said Charles Hopkins, De Grendel Wines' Cellar Master. "These accolades are a testament to our commitment to producing wines that showcase the unique characteristics of the Western Cape terroir. We are proud of our winemaking heritage and will continue to strive for excellence in every bottle we produce."

The Michelangelo International Wine & Spirit Competition is renowned for its rigorous judging process, which includes a panel of esteemed international and local judges. Winning at this competition reflects not only the excellence of the wines but also their ability to stand out on the global stage.

De Grendel Wines invites wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs to experience the brilliance of these award-winning wines, which are available for purchase at the De Grendel Wine Estate in Cape Town, online at www.degrendel.co.za and select retailers worldwide.

September 04, 2023